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Lynn Karen Richardson

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Lynn Karen Richardson, American lawyer. Bar: Michigan 1980, United States District Court (eastern district) Michigan 1981, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1981, United States District Court (northern district) California 1984, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1984, United States District Court (western district) Michigan 1987, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1989.

Background

Richardson, Lynn Karen was born on October 31, 1953 in Trenton, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of John and Joan Mae (Duenger) Richardson.

Education

Bachelor, Franklin and Marshall College, 1974. Master of Arts, University Texas, 1978. Postgraduate, University Michigan, 1980.

Juris Doctor, S. Texas College Law, 1980.

Career

Research assistant department biology Rice University, Houston, 1976-1978. Law clerk State of Texas Attorney General, 1978. Statistician M.D. Anderson Tumor Institute, 1979.

Research associate University Michigan School Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1980-1981. Law clerk Chief United States District Judge, Detroit, 1981-1982. Assistant United States attorney United States Attorneys Office, 1982-1984, San Francisco, 1984-1987.

Senior associate Foster, Swift, Collins & Smith, Lansing, Michigan, since 1987. Instructor Attorney General Advocacy Institute, Washington, 1984-1987. Adjunct professor The Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Bar: Michigan 1980, United States District Court (eastern district) Michigan 1981, United States Court Appeals (6th circuit) 1981, United States District Court (northern district) California 1984, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1984, United States District Court (western district) Michigan 1987, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1989.

Membership

Member Federal Bar Association, American Society Law and Medicine, American Bar Association, State Bar Michigan, Michigan Defense Trial Counsel.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Backpacking, needlecrafts, sewing, collecting rare books, art, muzzle loading.

Connections

Married Seth Richard Hootman, June 15, 1985.

father:
John Richardson

mother:
Joan Mae (Duenger) Richardson

spouse:
Seth Richard Hootman